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PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

OFFICIALLY WELCOME BASS PLAYER PAZ LENCHANTIN TO THE BAND

Album’s First Single, “Um Chagga Lagga,”
Now Available at Pixiesmusic.com

LOS ANGELES, CA – (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) – Pixies announce that their sophomore “post-reunion” album, Head Carrier, will be released on September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam) The 12-track collection of the band’s unique aural mix of surrealism, psychedelia, dissonance and surf rock was produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and recorded at London’s Rak Studios from mid-February through to mid-March this year.  Fans can get a taste of the new music by going to http://found.ee/umchaggasoundcloud and checking out the first single, “Um Chagga Lagga.”  Featuring original artwork by the band’s longtime art director, the legendary Vaughan Oliver, the album will be available in various formats and can be pre-ordered now; go to Pixiesmusic.com for details and purchasing.   Continue reading PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

Passenger – New LP ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ Released September 23rd

New single ‘Somebody’s Love’ Out Now! https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/somebodys-love-single/id1123058292

Ivor Novello winning singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg (known as Passenger) releases his 8th studio album ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ on Black Crow Records / PIAS (Gallo Record Co.) Sept 26th .

‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ sees Mike Rosenberg once again co-produced alongside Chris Vallejo (INXS, Empire of the Sun), this time at Roundhead Studios in Auckland, a studio lovingly built from scratch by Neil Finn, and also at Linear studios in Sydney. Continue reading Passenger – New LP ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ Released September 23rd

Join Blood Brothers on 9 September at Carnival City for the biggest rock ‘n roll party of the year

10 of South Africa’s biggest music heroes.  One stage.  Three Hours of non-stop power hits.

South Africa’s first rock super group, Blood Brothers, formed in 2015 to join the Vrede Foundation in the fight against cancer.  They are back and ready to perform another 3 hour concert of their own non-stop power hits, as well as the songs that inspired them.  Experience the rare opportunity to witness 10 of our best local talent together on one stage for one night only at Carnival City on 9 September.

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House of Vans Johannesburg presents Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles, art installations, workshops and concert stages, inspiring every person who runs, rolls, or stomps through its door.

Following the success of House of Vans Cape Town in March, Vans are extremely excited to announce the stellar line-up of musical talent, artists and skaters who’ll be helping celebrate 50 Years “Off The Wall” which takes place from 25th August in Johannesburg. The venue at 94 Juta Street, Braamfontein will be transformed into a creative space, skatepark and music venue.   Continue reading House of Vans Johannesburg presents Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Rocking the Daisies announces line ups for fringe stages

6-9 October 2016, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, Western Cape

 Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies is not all just about quality music, it has evolved into so much more than that. A space where comedy, film, art and music collide; where there is something for everyone.

Fancy some belly-aching laughs and off the wall antics?  Head to the shade of the Lemon Tree Theatre for the best theatrics and stand-up comedy that SA’s top comedians have to offer.  Award winning Deep Fried Man, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Rob van Vuuren and Yaseen Barnes will have you in stitches with their sharp delivery and topical content.  Comedy funnymen Brendan Murray, Dave Levinsohn, Devin Gray, Dylan Skews, Eureka Nkese, Kagiso Mokgadi, Kurt Langeveld, Phil de Lange, Robby Collins, Stuart Cairns, Paul Snodgrass and Westley Cockrell complete the exciting line-up.

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TWIN ATLANTIC NEW ALBUM GLA: RELEASE DATE SEPTEMBER 9TH 2016

Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic, are set to release their new album, GLA, on September 9th. (Red Bull Records) They recently released the video for the first single off the album “No Sleep”, a track playlisted on the BBC’s national pop music station Radio 1 where it was named “Hottest Record In The World” and “Track Of The Day” by leading British music bible, Q Magazine.No Sleep” was heard for the first time on SA radio on Stephanie Be`s show on 5fm on July 11th. It is also playlisted on various campus, community and online radio stations nationwide. South African fans got to see Twin Atlantic live at Oppikoppi 2015 and One Night in Cape Town 2015. The band received rave reviews. In the words of music journalist Wayde Flowerday: “Twin Atlantic proved a point at Oppikoppi 2015. Not only are they a phenomenal recording band, but they are a powerhouse of a live act. Definitely one of the highlights of the festival!” Continue reading TWIN ATLANTIC NEW ALBUM GLA: RELEASE DATE SEPTEMBER 9TH 2016

EDISONTIDE Release Their First Single ‘The Conspirator’

EDISONTIDE release their brand new single ‘The Conspirator’ today as part of an exclusive campaign with iTunes and Apple Music.

‘The Conspirator’ is the first single from Durban-based EDISONTIDE’s self-titled debut EP which is available on pre-order from today and due for release on Friday, 26 August. The single is available immediately as an instant track download when pre-ordering their EP on iTunes.

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STEYN ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ‘ROCKING THE DAISIES’ AND ‘IN THE CITY’ FESTIVALS

Steyn Entertainment has concluded the purchase of top South African music festival properties Rocking the Daisies and In The City. The company had been looking for a strategic entry into the music industry and recognised the incredible value that these two festivals hold as well-established and highly successful event properties.

The strategic support that Steyn Entertainment will bring to both these events will ensure their long-term growth in an increasingly cluttered festival landscape. Continue reading STEYN ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ‘ROCKING THE DAISIES’ AND ‘IN THE CITY’ FESTIVALS

Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

“A collaboration begun, born from the heart of a playful nun,
We created a show, and little did we know, what that show may become!”

Trash Cabaret is a multi – cultural circus cabaret extravaganza. Featuring artists and performers from around the world, Trash Cabaret sets out to give you an evening of carnival magic. From aerial artists, acrobats, jugglers and burlesque to guest band The Nomadic Orchestra and feature performances by members of Ann Jangle and Crimson House.

Nomadic Orchestra, Ann Jangle, Crimson House, Trash Cabaret Band, Mzanzi Marching band, Acrobats, Tumblers , Aerial acrobats , Fire performances , Juggling , Burlesque, Art exhibitions, Afrikaburn donated art, Jumping castles, Theatrical performances. Continue reading Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.